Götterfunken und Kirschblüten

Ein rund 5000-köpfiger Chor singt Beethovens 9. Symphonie (“Ode an die Freude”) gemeinsam mit dem New Japan Philharmonic und Tokyo Symphonie-Orchester am 27.2.2000 (picture alliance / dpa / Kazuhiro Nogi) Eine Lange Nacht über die Liebe der Japaner zur klassischen Musik Von Sylvia Systermans und Jörg Albrecht Wer an Japan und seine Musik denkt, hat […]

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Makiko Nishikaze – Morepianos I, II (for nine pianos)

Concert Installation MAKIKO NISHIKAZE morepianos I, II for 9 pianos (2013) WP Commissioned by the De la Motte Music Foundation, Lieselotte Klein Foundation and Berliner Festspiele / MaerzMusik Intermezzo: Makiko Nishikaze and Helga de la Motte-Haber in discussion Clara Calero Durán / Anne-Christine Cettou / Christiane Fruchtenicht / Daniel Martinez Roura / Óscar Piniella / […]

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Jazz-Avantgarde-Duo „EVERGREEN“

AKI TAKASE (piano) RUDI MAHALL (bassclarinet) Geseko von Lüpke schrieb in der SZ über dieses Power-Duo: “…doch wo perfekte Technik und instrumentale Beherrschung im reinen Selbstausdruck nebensächlich wurden, spielen auch Stile und Stücke keine Rolle mehr. Auf der Bühne standen schlicht Persönlichkeiten.“ Dienstag, 17. Dezember 2013 21-23 Uhr. [Source]

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Mitsuko Uchida @ Kammermusiksaal

We have known at least since her residency with the Berliner Philharmoniker in the 2008/09 season just what a sensitive chamber music musician Mitsuko Uchida is. At that time, she performed together with members of the orchestra as well as with students from the Orchestra Academy. In her chamber concert this year, she performs with […]

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Koboku Senju @ Ausland in Prenzlauer Berg

Koboku Senju, meaning something like «Selection of Dead Trees», is a continuation of the music developed on the album with the same name, Varianter av døde trær, released on SOFA in 2008. Since then, the ensemble has performed numerous concerts in Japan and Europe, finding a particular way of making music together. Their new release […]

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Seiji Morimoto performance at Emitter Micro Festival

Seiji Morimoto was born in Tokyo 1971, studied musicology at the Kunitachi College of Music, graduating in 1996. During this period he began to play the electronic pieces by John Cage and his own sound performances. Since then he has been creating sound performances, installations and videos. In 2003 Morimoto moved to Berlin, has performed […]

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Mayuko Hitotsuyanagi aka Cuushe performing in Berlin tonight!

Kyoto native dream pop artist Cuushe (who recently toured with Grouper in Japan), Using her mesmerizing airy vocals as the main instrument, Cuushe composes pop-infused electronic music that is lovable and yet uniquely different from any other song-based pop sounds out there. Together with the delicate lyrics penned by her, the multi-talented Cuushe beautifully projects […]

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Tomoko Takahashi performs in the Berliner Philharmonie today

Tomoko Takahashi had her first piano lessons in her homeland Japan with age four. 1982 she continued her musical education at the state academy of arts in Tokyo. Two years later she was recognized for her accomplishments during the national Nippon-Music-Competition. After her final examination in Tokyo 1988, she studied as scholarshipholder of the DAAD […]

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